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Frankenstein at the Athenaeum

  • Salem Athenuem 337 Essex Street Salem, MA, 01970 United States (map)

In honor of the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s landmark novel Frankenstein, author Charlotte Gordon will discuss her groundbreaking dual biography Romantic Outlaws, which brings to life the pioneering English feminist, Mary Wollstonecraft and the daughter she never knew, Mary Shelley. Brave, passionate, and visionary, they broke almost every rule there was to break. Gordon reveals the defiant, creative lives of this daring mother-daughter pair who refused to be confined by the rigid conventions of their era. For more information: